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Richard G. Borchert


1923 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Richard G. Borchert Obituary
Freeport Richard G. Borchert, 90, of Freeport, died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at his home. Born August 20, 1923 in Chicago he was the son of George and Anna (Povilaitis) Borchert. He married Alice Gosswein April 24, 1948 in Chicago. Richard served in the US Navy from 1943 to 1945. He was a Mason contractor in the Chicago area for many years. In 1965 he purchased a Dairy Farm in the Freeport area moving to the farm in 1972. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Freeport. Surviving is his wife, Alice of Freeport; 2 sons, Thomas P. (Joan) Borchert of Elmhurst and William G. (Karen) Borchert of Lake Zurich; 4 grandchildren, Katherine (Justin) TeBrake, Christopher (April) Borchert, Maribeth (Joel) Kamstra, and Ryan Borchert; and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter, Barbara; 2 sisters, Martha Bloomquist and Lydia Justice. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, September 30, 2013 at Walker Mortuary, 321 W. Main, Freeport and Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. There will be a visitation Wednesday, October 3, 2013 10:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. committal service in the chapel at Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery in Oak Lawn. In lieu of flowers memorials have been established for Immanuel Lutheran Church and Bethesda Lutheran Children's Home. Please visit www.walkermortuary.com to leave a condolence.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2013
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